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Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University

At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research.

Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections that encompass an estimated 50 million original documents; 15 million documents on microfilm; upward of 15 million digitized images; more than 100,000 speeches, broadcasts, and historical records on audiotape and videotape; and some 120,000 political posters. The library holds 900,000 rare books, special collections, and serials.

Collecting areas of special interest include Nationalist China, imperial Russia, the USSR and post-Soviet Russia and Central and East Europe, political ideologies and movements in the United States and the West, and the broadcast collections of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Firing Line.

Contact Information:

Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563 Reference desk
(650) 725-3445 Fax
Email: hooverarchives@stanford.edu

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Description : Motion picture film of ceremonies held in Hindenburg Park in Los Angeles, California on German Day, 1936. Features bust of Hindenburg decorated with flowers and swastika, folk dancing, beer drinking, marching of bands, speeches, US flag pictured beside Nazi flag. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Warren Olney motion picture film Call Number : 66025 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,...
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Additional Title : San Francisco passage to Japan and China from Seattle; David in Japan; life in China, 1937 Intertitles from film : •(00:13) From Mark Hopkins Hotel Roof, Fairmont and Mark Hopkins Hotels Down California Street •(02:37) The Bay Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate Bridge Through the Fog •(03:29) After the Crash, Oil on Life Boat, Movie Tug, Back to the Pier, All Off the Ship [SS President Coolidge and oil tanker collided] •(05:24) Golden Gate Bridge, Frank H. Buck [oil...
Topics: californialightandsound, Amateur films--California--San Francisco, California, Northern, home movie